Lodging in West Virginia

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West Virginia has long been known for hospitality. Before the age of motels and motor vehicles, guests were welcomed at inns, cabins, and hotels that clustered around healing springs and sheltered in cool mountain coves.  Wherever you go in West Virginia, you’ll find warm, welcoming folk who are ready to host guests and share their renowned Appalachian approach to conviviality.

Lodging in West Virginia is most frequently found in and near its largest cities, in resort areas, and along its major highways. Our list of hotels and motels in more than 350 communities includes lodging near casinos and universities as well.

Cabins and lodges accommodate guests throughout West Virginia but are most frequently found near state parks and vacation destinations. Fishing cabins along its rivers and hunting cabins among its forests are as popular as romantic winter and summer lodging alternatives.

Country Inns and bed-and-breakfasts are popular throughout most of rural West Virginia and are most common in communities near its resorts, national parks, and vacation areas. Bed-and breakfast lodging is also common in large and small towns with historical districts.

Camping in West Virginia is a popular pastime and form of primitive lodging in all but the coldest months. State parks and national parks and forests in West Virginia are renown for providing exemplary campgrounds, and private campgrounds rate among the best in the U.S.

Specialty Lodging

Some of best lodging in West Virginia can’t be classified under ordinary terms. Neither inn nor cabin nor cottage nor hotel, these specialty lodging venues may be found throughout West Virginia, in both forests and small towns and cities.

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West Virginia Lodging News

A cabin at River Expeditions awaits guests beneath a blanket of new-fallen snow.

New River Gorge growing more popular as winter retreat

In search of a cozy cabin? The New River Gorge has become an increasingly popular winter retreat for travelers in search of cabin lodging,...
A new extended-stay hotel being built in the Teays Valley between Huntington and Charleston is a harbinger of increasing travel growth along the interstate corridor there, according to its owners and travel-industry officials.

New Teays Valley hotel signals travel growth in Putnam County

A new extended-stay hotel being built in the Teays Valley between Huntington and Charleston is a harbinger of increasing travel growth along the interstate...
WV AirBnB Wish List

Airbnb reveals 2018 top wish-listed listings for W.Va.

The online lodging marketplace Airbnb today released a report revealing its most “wish-listed” listings for home-sharing markets in West Virginia. The company's online “wish-list” function allows...
Beloved for its hillside gardens, the Garvey House in Winona will reopen to lodgers this spring.

Historic New River Gorge home to re-open to lodgers

Among the New River Gorge region's iconic residences, the Garvey House, a former bed-and-breakfast in Winona, W.Va., will reopen for guests this spring, according...
Five Springs Farmstead

Landscape architect opens farm retreat near New River Gorge

A botanist and landscape architect has invested her knowledge in a farmhouse retreat near the New River Gorge in southern West Virginia, an ecosystem...

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